The Digital District has hosted the “Alcofting” event, where Bernabeu Institute, Bonnisa, Grupo Don Pancho, Aguas de Alicante, 1Millionbot, Orizen, Facefy, Array Networks and Helados Alicante have claimed Province’s Strength as a Tech Hub, New technologies today have become an essential element for the development of any company, regardless of sector. In this sense, the conference organized this Wednesday by the Technological Institute of Informatics (ITI) has served in the province of Alicante to highlight the commitment of companies with issues such as digitization or artificial intelligence, also resulting in powerful technological firms. have been born in this area in recent years. event, yes, also exposed The hurdles faced to implement all these advances are mainly in terms of funding.,
The event was sponsored by LynxView and Teralco, and featured the collaboration of Alicantec, Alicante Futura, Alicante Chamber, Senid, Distrito Digital, Jovempa. Alicante Science Park, UMH Science Park, Ives, Reddit, Official College of Computer Engineering of Valencia community and information.
To reflect the level of progress experienced in the province, Several companies have revealed their success stories, In the first block, the transformation director of Aguas Municipalidas de Alicante and the president of Alicante, Antonio Sánchez, have explained that they are working on Application of climate models to improve management, “since it is becoming increasingly difficult to know when it is going to rain or what the temperature is going to be”, while Francisco José Quiles, director of the Don Pancho Hotel Group, stresses that the technology is already part of the company. but it needs to have professionals “who help translate all the technical concepts”. For his part, Pablo Francis, Director of Information Technology at Bonisa, a company dedicated to the export of fruits and vegetables, emphasized the digital transformation “helps us win in stabilityenabling our growth.”
Then it was the turn of Andrea Bernabeu, medical co-director of the Bernabeu Institute, who explained that they are Applying artificial intelligence techniques to predict pregnancy success Through the selection of the most viable embryos and spermatozoa, and always with individual treatment. In this context, he regretted the scant support the investigation had received, stressing that 99% of the company’s investments in this sector came from private funds.,
Various companies from the technology sector have participated in the event. This is the case of 1MillionBot, which specializes in conversational interfaces, whose CEO, Celia Sánchez, refers to exactly this last aspect, indicating that “The United States multiplies that funding by 30 or 40 times what we can get in SpainFor his part, Angel Pineda, CEO and founder of Orizen, which is dedicated to promoting savings in companies through the optimization of their processes, highlighted the need to increase trust in customers so that they invest in technology , while Javier Barrachina, director of FaceFi, has explained how through artificial intelligence and blockchain Are able to do virtual verification of users In banks, hospitals or sporting events, among others.
For his part, the head of engineering and technology at telecommunications operator Array Networks, Jigor Goubecka, has indicated that His company has the largest proprietary network of over 27,000 kms, “with which we managed to achieve milliseconds in speed to be offered to our customers”. It has also highlighted the need for data centers to be secure, recommending a European location for the same.
José David López, director of technology at Helados Alacant, a company that has gone through a profound digital transformation Get maximum performance and efficiency from all the company’s industrial processes,
Finally, José Bernabeu, Scientific Director of ITI, explained that “All companies use their data as the engine that drives their businessthus providing value to customers and users”, and that it is not expensive to capture them, so “public administrations are already aware that they have to collect them”.